Resources

As thought leaders, we offer industry-relevant resources that cover landscape architecture, urban design and urban planning.

Landscape architecture resource page

Landscape Architecture

Landscape architecture involves a holistic understanding of land planning, design and management to create beautiful public spaces, landmarks and structures.

Discover:

  • The impact of landscape architecture on the environment and culture of the space.
  • How landscape architecture enhances Nadi Design's areas of expertise.
  • Why Shaheed Park, Shovel Garden and Morehouse College are prime examples of great landscape architecture.

Design for a better world resource page

Design For a Better World

As a global citizen with experience in architecture, landscape architecture and urban design, Emeka wondered,  how can we leave the world better than we found it?

Discover:

  • Why design for a better world is Nadi Design's vision statement and call-to-action.
  • How the Nadi team applies design for a better world to every project we undertake.
  • What design for a better world means (personally) to each member of the Nadi staff.

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Nadi Design 10 Years

Over the last decade, we have accomplished so much, including international recognition, groundbreaking projects and resilient and sustainable innovation.

Discover:

  • Where we took our staff to expand their design knowledge and learn best practices from other cities.
  • How the team feels about celebrating 10 years of design consulting at Nadi Design.
  • The many amazing projects and events that have shaped the firm over the last decade.

URBAN DESIGN

Urban Design

The urban design process focuses on understanding relationships between public space and its built surroundings, including the layout of buildings and streets.

Discover:

  • Why music, popular culture and biomimicry are essential to outstanding urban design.
  • What urban design can do to improve community sustainability and resilience.
  • How exceptional urban design shaped projects like Dugald, Bridgwater and Pointe Hébert. 

CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate Change

Climate change refers to the range of changes that are happening to our planet, including rising sea levels, shrinking mountain glaciers and accelerating ice melt (NASA).

Discover:

  • The difference between climate change and global warming, courtesy of NASA.
  • Why climate change is the defining issue of our time and how its impact extends beyond the environment.
  • How our designers address climate change through adaptive reuse, land reclamation and more.

URBAN PLANNING

Urban Planning

Urban planning combines land-use principles, environmental protection, public engagement and urban design to provide guidelines for urban areas such as streets and parks.

Discover:

  • Why urban planning is considered a green collar profession, addressing issues like climate change.
  • How urban planning transcends the boundaries of each of Nadi's expertise.
  • Project case studies illustrating the heart of urban planning: Cache Creek, Stony Mountain and DreamScape One.

INNOVATIONInnovation

We value innovation, not because it’s a fancy buzzword to put on our promotional material, but because it inspires solutions and processes in our work.

Discover:

  • Why innovation is necessary when developing new communities or updating old ones.
  • How innovation can enhance and elevate small- to large-scale projects, bringing added value.
  • Nadi projects that challenge and actualize innovative practices and techniques.